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IT students more likely to drop out

A NEW REPORT from the Higher Education Authority giving detailed profiles of higher education institutions shows a far higher level of non-progression between first and second year at ITs, compared to universities and colleges. The figures — which relate to the 2010/2011 academic year — are part of a new initiative from the authority aimed […]


On this day in the year 2020 – Irish universities

From an imagined post-2020 perspective, Dr James Heaney, Lecturer in English and Irish Studies at Carlow College, Carlow, considers how the crisis currently being experienced by Irish universities might play out in the near future. This is the first in a series of semi-serious articles which will see experts involved in different areas of Irish […]


Please Talk – Candlelight Vigil

On Monday the 11th of November the Students’ Union held a Candlelight Vigil outside the Student Center to remember those who have been lost to Suicide and those who have died before their time. Speaking at the event ITSSU Welfare Officer, Helen Campbell said, “If you know of anyone in danger, a friend or family […]